Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This one is a special one dedicated to one artist that has made a big impact on pop music within the past 30 years and continues to make an impact today.  That's why this is a 'Z Legend Spotlight'.

Today we celebrate the birthday of Jennifer Lopez!

REAL NAME:  Jennifer Lynn Lopez

BIRTH DATE: July 24, 1969

WHERE FROM:  New York City (the Bronx, remember, from the song...)

MUSICAL LINKS: New Kids on the Block, Janet Jackson, Sean Combs (P Diddy, Puff Daddy), Ja Rule, Cris Judd, Marc Anthony, LL Cool J, Shakira,

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • Was a back up dancer for the New Kids on the Block and Janet Jakcson
  • Was a Fly Girl dancer on the TV show In Living Color
  • Has acted in movies including Money Train with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson, Jack starring Robin Williams, Blood and Wine with Jack Nicholson
  • Her break out movie role was the lead in the biopic movie Selena
  • Other movies include AnacondaU TurnOut of SightAntz
  • She released all of these movies prior to her debut single 'If You Had My Love', which she released in 1999
  • The green Versace dress she wore at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards was all anybody could talk about.  It was out of control how much people cared about that.
  • Became an American Idol judge following the departure of Ellen Degeneres
  • Was also a judge for a Univision talent show
  • Has launched perfumes, make up collections and more as a multi-dimensional mogul
  • Performed the 2020 Super Bowl LIV halftime show with Shakira in Miami, Florida
  • Has inspired many artists including Jessica Alba, Normani, Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, Kerry Washington, Selena Gomez and many more.
  • She's headlined two tours, co-headlined one tour and has had 3 residencies
  • Lopez has released eight albums and has been in nearly 40 movies.  Truly legendary.

All information obtained by  Wikipedia.

Here are a few videos of her legacy so far.. enjoy!

And more....